"Remove a host of unnecessary OPENSSL_IS_BORINGSSL ifdefs" breaks build on older OSs.

Ben Greear greearb at candelatech.com
Mon Nov 21 12:51:47 PST 2022

On 11/20/22 5:46 AM, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2022 at 08:34:16AM -0800, Ben Greear wrote:
>> I know this broke on my fedora-20 build machine:
>> [greearb at v-f20-64 hostap]$ rpm -qa|grep openss
>> openssl-1.0.1e-42.fc20.x86_64
> OpenSSL 1.0.1e is from almost ten years ago and it has not been
> supported for years.. I would not expect anything older than OpenSSL
> 1.0.2 to work with the current hostap.git version. I see no point in
> trying to make such obsolete versions usable in hostap.git. It is much
> more useful to clean up the OpenSSL wrappers by getting rid of old
> backwards compatibility defines.

Ok, we still compile on ancient things, but it was easy enough to revert
the change and we'll fix it proper if we ever need to use boringssl.


Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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